ERIC Number: ED087028
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1972
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Readers' Theatre, Language Arts (English, Drama): 5112.27.
Dade County Public Schools, Miami, FL.
This course guide is intended to help teachers introduce students to the basic concepts of readers' or interpreters' theatre. Performance objectives for the students are listed which include: (1) discerning the elements that make up a good choice of material, developing some understanding of how to adapt and arrange the material for readers' theatre; (2) analyzing the work and character(s) the student is to perform; and (3) employing the techniques necessary to perform the material in an effort to help the audience experience the literature. Also included are: "Course Content," which discusses the rationale for the course and the range of subject matter; "Teaching Strategies," which provides specific suggestions for teaching that will help the students attain the performance objectives (these include group and individual discussions, distinguishing features of types and styles of drama, oral reading of short plays, lectures, choral reading, and public presentation of a play); and "Student Responses," which lists state-adopted and supplementary materials for students' use. (WR)
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Authoring Institution: Dade County Public Schools, Miami, FL.